New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

Susan Groseclose

Susan Groseclose, an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, has a passion for working with children, families, and leaders to grow deeper in their faith. She is a published writer and editor for periodicals, books, and curriculum. Susan is currently serving as Pastor of Children and Worship at Belmont United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN and is a church revitalization consultant.

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